hwítian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hwítian
p. ode To be or become white, to whiten Ic hwítige albeo, albesco, Ælfc. Gr. 35; Som. 38, 6: albo, albico, 36; Som. 38, 29-30. Ðæt ðæt fel hwítige that the skin may become white, L. M. 1, 38; Lchdm. ii. 96, 6. [A. R. hwiteþ prs. becomes white: Piers P. whitten to make white: Prompt. Parv. whytoñ or make whyte dealbo, candido: Goth. ga-hweitjan to make white: O. H. Ger. hwízén to become white; ga- hwízit albatus: Ger. weissen to whiten.]
This is a supplementary entry with editorial changes to an entry in the main volume of the dictionary. Look under the 'Possibly connected entries' below, or for the same headword in the list to the left.

A Combined List of Abbreviations.

Abbreviation not recognized. See:

A Combined List of Abbreviations.